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Serbian, Albanian PM to Face Off in TV Duel

The Prime Ministers of Serbia and Albania are to clash in a TV debate on August 31 in Vienna, following months of resurged tensions between the two leaders.

World » Southeast Europe | August 12, 2015, Wednesday // 08:17 | Viewed: 2809

Russia Might Have to Lower 2015 GDP Outlook - EconMin

Russian Economy Minister Aleksei Ulyukayev has said Moscow might have to review its current economic growth forecast after the country's Q2 gross domestic output contracted more than expected.

World » Russia | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 19:17 | Viewed: 1316

Montenegro MPs to Debate NATO Membership Resolution

Montenegro MPs have submitted to Parliament a resolution voicing support for the country's accession into NATO, regional news outlets have reported.

World » Southeast Europe | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 17:55 | Viewed: 1885

Investigators Find “Possible” Russian-made Missile Parts at MH17 Crash Site

Possible parts of a Russian missile system have been found in eastern Ukraine at the site where the Malaysia Airlines Flight MH17 crashed last year, according to the Dutch Public Prosecution Service.

World | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 16:28 | Viewed: 1263

US F-16 Jet Crashes in Germany, Pilot Safe

A US F-16 jet fighter crashed in Germany’s Bavaria state on Tuesday but the pilot safely ejected, the U.S. Air Force said.

World | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 14:59 | Viewed: 1528

Turkey Conducts Airstrikes on 17 Suspected PKK Targets

Turkey conducted a new series of airstrikes overnight, hitting 17 suspected Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) targets in the southeastern part of the country on the border with Iran and Iraq.

World | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 13:10 | Viewed: 2137

Japan Restarts First Nuclear Reactor Since Fukushima Disaster

Japan restarted on Tuesday its first nuclear reactor since the Fukushima disaster, which took place in 2011.

World | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 12:11 | Viewed: 1688

Gazprom Puts EUR 11.4B Overall Price Tag on Turkish Stream Pipeline

The construction of the first branch of the proposed Turkish Stream gas pipeline will cost EUR 4.

World » Russia | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 09:53 | Viewed: 2301

Greece, Creditors Reach Agreement on Terms of Third Bailout

Greece and its international creditors have reached on Tuesday an agreement on the terms of the third bailout programme, which Athens has to be granted in order to avoid bankruptcy.

World | August 11, 2015, Tuesday // 09:12 | Viewed: 2168

Turkish Marxist Group DHKP-C Says Its Member Attacked U.S. Consulate

A woman suspected of taking part in a gun attack on the U.S. consulate in Istanbul on Monday was identified as a member of the far-left Revolutionary People's Liberation Party-Front (DHKP-C), Turkey’s Anadolu news agency reported.

World | August 10, 2015, Monday // 17:17 | Viewed: 2242

Wave of Armed Attacks Rocks Turkey

Four attacks, some of them blamed on the outlawed Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) militants, have killed at least six police and army personnel in Turkey on Monday, according to Turkish media reports.

World | August 10, 2015, Monday // 16:00 | Viewed: 2209

Multiple Attacks in Turkey's Sirnak 'Leave Several Dead'

Deadly attacks in Sirnak province, in Southeastern Turkey, are claiming lives of Turkish soldiers and police officers, state-run Turkish Anadolu Agency has said.

World | August 10, 2015, Monday // 12:29 | Viewed: 2277

Assailants Open Fire on US Consulate in Istanbul

Turkish police have detained an individual linked to a Monday attack by two assailants against the US consular service in Istanbul, news websites say.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2015, Monday // 12:14 | Viewed: 2027

German Top Prosecutor Drops Treason Probe amid Row with Minister

Germany's Federal Attorney General Harald Range has stopped a treason investigation against the media outlet Netzpolitik.

World » EU | August 10, 2015, Monday // 12:07 | Viewed: 1430

Six US F-16 Jets Deployed to Turkey for IS Offensive

US fighter aircraft have been deployed at the Incirlik Air Base in Turkey to help Ankara fight against the Islamic State (IS) group, US envoys to NATO have said.

World | August 10, 2015, Monday // 09:33 | Viewed: 2513

Istanbul Police Station Blast 'Kills 3, Wounds Several'

A police officer and two assailants have been killed by an explosion that rocked the area near a police station in Istanbul, Turkey's largest city, according to CNN Türk which quotes Istanbul Police Department.

World » Southeast Europe | August 10, 2015, Monday // 09:02 | Viewed: 2291

Banks to Lend USD 1B to Azerbaijan Gas Project to Boost Europe’s Energy Security

Banks are arranging USD 1B in financing for, a key offshore gas field project in Azerbaijan seen as crucial for Europe’s energy security, the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) has said.

World | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 16:04 | Viewed: 2964

Firefighters Contain New Wildfire in Chernobyl Exclusion Zone

Ukrainian firefighters have contained a new wildfire in the restricted access area around the closed Chernobyl nuclear power plant, unian.net reported on Sunday.

World » Ukraine | August 9, 2015, Sunday // 11:50 | Viewed: 2024

Greek Gov't Demands EU Aid to Tackle Migrant Influx

Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has admitted Greece cannot handle the flow of asylum seekers reaching its islands every day.

World » Southeast Europe | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 14:31 | Viewed: 1917

Russia Denies Visa to New German Defense Attaché

Moscow has refused to issue an entrance visa to German Brig Gen Gert Gawellek, German weekly Der Spiegel has said.

World | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 12:53 | Viewed: 2832

US Expands Russia Sanctions by Adding Gazprom Field

The United States on Friday announced an expansion of the list of sanctions imposed on Russia by including a oil and gas field.

World » Russia | August 8, 2015, Saturday // 12:31 | Viewed: 3470